PNC Capital Markets has announced their acquisition of Ambassador Financial Group, subject to closing conditions. This web site is scheduled to transition to PNC on April 12th.


Rick Weiss

Chief Bank Strategist

Rick Weiss joined Ambassador Financial Group in May 2015 as Managing Director, Head of Investor Relations.

Selected by Forbes and Starmine in 2015, 2010, and 2006, Rick is recognized as one of the top stock pickers for the thrift and mortgage finance industry.  He was also named by the Wall Street Journal as “Best on the Street” in the 2004 Analysts survey.  Rick is regarded as an industry expert and is often quoted in financial media outlets including The Wall Street Transcript, Dow Jones News, American Banker, and SNL Financial.

He was a Director of Banks and Thrifts in the Research Department at Janney Montgomery Scott, LLC, and senior bank analyst at Boenning & Scattergood, Inc.  He also worked in the Corporate Finance Department at Ryan, Beck, and Co. and started his career at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Rick earned a MBA in Finance and Investments from George Washington University and a BS in Accounting from The Pennsylvania State University.  He holds Series 7, 63, 86, and 87 designations.  He enjoys traveling with his wife, Mona, and daughter, Caroline.  Rick also likes to cook; and hike with his Labrador Retriever on nature trails in and around Philadelphia.